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    Create a test for reliability and validity for admission to a university

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    Imagine that you have been contracted to create a test to assist in the admission process at a university. What factors would be considered and what steps would be taken to ensure reliability and validity of this test? Explain why these factors and steps are important.

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    We can define reliability as the consistency of a test. A test with good reliability will show the same results for the same individual repeatedly, and will show the same results even if that individual completes it with different testers each time (this second form of reliability is called inter-rater reliability). This is a crucial component of any test, since a test isn't much use if your results look drastically different each time you ...

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    The expert creates a test for reliability and validity for admission.